Global Patent Index - EP 0924640 A3

EP 0924640 A3 2000-10-11 - Adapter for contacting of smart cards

Title (en)

Adapter for contacting of smart cards

Title (de)

Adapter zum Kontaktieren von Chipkarten

Title (fr)

Adaptateur pour le contact de cartes à puce

Publication

EP 0924640 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 98122337 A

Priority

DE 29722142 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0924640A2] The adapter has identical upper and lower housing sections (1,5) consisting of two separate panels coupled together via an intermediate frame element holding them at the required relative spacing. The housing conforms in size and shape to a standard chip card (4). The chip card is received between the upper and lower sections of the housing via an insertion slit at one end of the housing. At the opposite end of the housing is a connection terminal field. The terminal is coupled to a printed circuit board extending parallel to the inserted chip card, with contact elements for contacting the chip card.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06K 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/00 (2006.01); G06K 7/00 (2006.01); G06K 17/00 (2006.01); H01R 12/18 (2006.01); H01R 13/629 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06K 7/0021 (2013.01); Y10S 439/945 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 29722142 U1 19980212; EP 0924640 A2 19990623; EP 0924640 A3 20001011; EP 0924640 B1 20050518; JP 2000003416 A 20000107; US 6272017 B1 20010807

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